Latest RMB bond news

  • Geely returns with popular auto loan ABS

    Geely Automobile Holdings has made a rapid return to China’s auto loan ABS market with a Rmb4bn ($581.5m) deal that was a hit with the onshore arms of international banks. While the class A1 tranche was priced tightly, the issuer had to pay up for the mezzanine portion.

    • 22 Jul 2019
  • Investors eat up Cifi’s dim sum bond

    Cifi Holdings (Group) Co, a Chinese real estate developer, made its second venture into the offshore renminbi bond market on Tuesday, taking Rmb1.6bn ($233m) from a tightly priced issuance.

    • 17 Jul 2019
  • BMW on funding spree with new auto loan ABS

    BMW returned to China’s auto loan ABS market on Tuesday with a Rmb8bn ($1.2bn) two-tranche deal, its largest issuance so far, and received a big thumbs-up from investors.

    • 17 Jul 2019
  • Ford kicks off 2019 China auto ABS series

    Ford Automotive Finance is set to join the Chinese auto loan ABS issuance spree with a Rmb4.776bn ($695m) four-tranche deal on July 23. After this transaction, the originator will have raised a chunky Rmb31.6bn from the market since its debut five years ago.

    • 16 Jul 2019
  • Geely poised to launch second auto loan ABS

    Genius Auto Finance, a joint venture between Geely Automobile and BNP Paribas Personal Finance, is planning a return to the auto loan ABS market on July 18 with a Rmb4bn ($581.6m) four-tranche deal.

    • 12 Jul 2019
  • Well timed: BMW roars back into Panda market

    BMW returned to the Panda bond market on Wednesday, raising Rmb3.5bn ($509m) from a privately-placed deal. The shortest tranche got plenty of demand from local investors, helped by flush short-term liquidity.

    • 11 Jul 2019
  • BMW readies its biggest auto loan ABS

    After raising Rmb5.5bn ($799m) from its largest auto loan ABS deal in March, BMW’s Chinese auto finance arm is returning for more. The planned Rmb8bn deal will hit the market on July 16.

    • 10 Jul 2019
  • Liquidity crunch moves from Baoshang to private enterprises

    China’s overnight interbank collateral repo rate fell to a five year low late on July 4, indicating ultra-flush liquidity in the interbank market. But the city-level commercial banks and private enterprises that are in dire need of the liquidity remain thirsty.

    • 08 Jul 2019
  • China market round-up: trade talks see bumpy restart, two foreign banks close to controlling Mainland JVs, China condemns UK foreign secretary’s HK comments

    In this round-up, US and China will resume trade talks next week, JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley near 51% stakes in their Chinese joint ventures (JVs), and China’s foreign minister offered a strong-worded rebuttal to the UK’s stand on Hong Kong protests.

    • 05 Jul 2019
  • Updated: China sells inaugural CNH bond in Macau

    The Chinese Ministry of Finance (MoF) completed its maiden Rmb1.7bn ($247m) three year offshore renminbi bond in Macau on Thursday, pricing it slightly higher than onshore government bonds.

    • 04 Jul 2019

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GlobalRMB Panda Bonds league table

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 21.85
2 China Merchants Securities Co 14.67
3 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 14.44
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 8.89
5 China Securities 7.41

Panda Bond Database

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 10-Jul-19 BMW Finance N.V. Germany 3,500
2 20-Jun-19 Maybank Malaysia 2,000
3 30-May-19 Portugal Portugal 2,000
4 17-May-19 Trafigura The Netherlands 540
5 16-May-19 CITIC Pacific China 1,000

Offshore RMB Bond Top Bookrunners

Rank Bookrunner Share % by Volume
1 Standard Chartered Bank 32.50
2 Credit Agricole 6.34
2 HSBC 6.34
4 Bank of China (Hong Kong) (BOCHK) 6.22
4 Bank of Communications Hong Kong Branch (BOCOM HK) 6.22

Latest Offshore RMB Bonds

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 16-Jul-19 CIFI Holdings China 1,600
2 22-May-19 Agricultural Development Bank of China (ADBC) China 3,000
3 16-Apr-19 ICBC Singapore Branch China 1,000
4 10-Apr-19 Bank of China Macau Branch (BOC Macau) China 4,500
5 15-Mar-19 Bank of Communications Hong Kong Branch (BOCOM HK) China 2,500